Why Are the Social Sciences So Secular?

For multiple and complex reasons, professors in American college and university social science departments...

November 22, 2014

Christian Neurosurgeon Ben Carson Says 'I Feel Fingers' of God Prodding for Presidential Run

Dr. Ben Carson, accomplished neurosurgeon and conservative Christian, tells David Brody of the Christian...

November 22, 2014

Strong Quake Strikes Central Japan's Nagano City

A strong earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday night, causing at least one building to collapse...

November 22, 2014


Happiness at Work: What Matters Most?

Most Americans say they are satisfied with their job, but pay, schedules, and the opportunity to advance...

November 22, 2014

Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse

Snowmageddon, snowpocalypse, snowzilla, just snow. Superstorm Sandy, receding shorelines, and more. Hurricanes...

November 22, 2014

Somalia's Al-Shabab Says It Killed 28 in Kenya

Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for the Saturday dawn attack on a bus in which...

November 22, 2014


Amid Uproar, Cosby Gets Standing Ovations at Florida Show

Despite a small protest outside a theater at Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Fla., Bill Cosby...

November 22, 2014

In Zimbabwe’s Succession Battle, Mugabe Pulls the Strings

President Robert Mugabe is presiding over — and possibly choreographing — an increasingly fierce...

November 22, 2014

DealBook: New York Fed Is Criticized on Oversight

“Is the Federal Reserve up to the task of regulating financial institutions that are so large and complex?”...

November 22, 2014


 

Ted Cruz: Confused About Cicero

For better than two millennia, politicians have invoked classical Greek and Roman literature to construct,...

November 21, 2014

The House Republicans Finally Sued Obama

How did House Republicans respond to President Obama's speech announcing his decision to circumvent Congress...

November 21, 2014

Obama's Immigration Order: The Right Thing in the Wrong Way

President Obama's grant of a guarantee against deportation to a large class of unauthorized immigrants...

November 21, 2014


Bill Clinton on America's 'One Remaining Bigotry'

Former President Bill Clinton, the white, male, cisgendered, neoliberal, Southern-born, philandering,...

November 21, 2014

 

6.8 magnitude quake reported in Japan

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday night, according to the Japan Meteorological...

November 22, 2014

Man freed after 39 years in prison

After spending 39 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit, Ricky Jackson is now a free man. Affiliate...

November 22, 2014

Israel brings back controversial policy

The home of Ghassan Abu Jamal has a beautiful view of Jabel Mukaber. It looks over a small valley with...

November 22, 2014


Celebs brought down by scandal

Bill Cosby is just the latest star whose reputation has been tarnished by scandal. CNN's Dan Simon explains. ...

November 22, 2014

City braces for jury decision

As the grand jury decision draws closer, Ferguson is being forced to face the discord within its community....

November 22, 2014

Shooter was isolated, mentally deteriorating

Adam Lanza had not left his room for three months before the massacre. He was anorexic when he died,...

November 22, 2014


 

L.A. will host Chinese, U.S. summit to launch carbon emissions cuts

Following up on last week's U.S.-China climate change agreement, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday he would...

November 22, 2014

Small but heartfelt 'anti-amnesty' protest: 6 people march

Republicans are up in arms over President Obama's executive action on immigration -- a move that will...

November 21, 2014

When Private School Tuition Costs More Than College

Tuition for a typical private high school in the Southeast costs a relatively modest $18,900 a year....

November 21, 2014


The Economic Case Against Majoring in Fun Things

For many, the reality of student debt doesn’t hit home until you make your first payment. Though you may have...

November 21, 2014

For Most Startup Entrepreneurs, College Isn't That Bad of an Idea

In May 2011, PayPal co-founder and tech mogul Peter Thiel proposed a radical concept. Through his Thiel...

November 20, 2014